Menlo Park City Council Chambers. A Poet, a Poet, a Poet: a Trio of Wordsmiths. 11 a.m. Aug. 2. San Mateo County Poet Laureate Caroline Goodwin, East Palo Alto Poet Laureate Kalamu Chaché, and “Menlo Park Renaissance Man” Jym Marks will share their work and talk about their processes. Presented by the Menlo Park Library. Menlo Park City Council Chambers, 701 Laurel St., Menlo Park. Free. www.menlopark.org/library. Moscow Ballet. “Great Russian Nutcracker.” 4 and 8 p.m. Dec. 19. Flint Center, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. $30. (Discounts available.) Ticketmaster 800-345-7000 or www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.
For its season closer Symphony Silicon Valley didn’t decide to just spice up its program with a little tango, In deepening the ensemble’s relationship with Argentine conductor Carlos Vieu and his countryman, New York City-based composer and bandoneon master J.P, Jofre, SSV is taking a deep vintage baby ballet slippers, size 1, in original box, knee socks included, baby satin ballet shoes, vintage newborn shoes, mrs. dive into the tempestuous and emotionally wrought style more associated with nightclubs and dance studios than concert halls with two performances at the California Theatre this weekend, Spearheaded by Astor Piazzolla, the nuevo tango movement long ago transported tango onto concert stages, but his dramatic works are usually performed by small ensembles, like violinist Gidon Kremer’s sensational Kremerata Baltica, The centerpiece of SSV’s “Misa Tango” program is the large scale “Symphonic Tango Suite,” a portmanteau work made up of five of the most representative tangos by Piazzolla and fellow innovator Horacio Salgán, who died last August at the age of 100..
CATCH RALPH TOWNER’S QUIET BRILLIANCE. With his delicate and gorgeously tuneful licks that blend a classical training with folk, jazz and world music, Ralph Towner has helped redefine acoustic guitar music, both as a solo artist and as a member of the groundbreaking fusion band Oregon. Towner’s latest release is the solo effort, “My Foolish Heart,” and he hits the Bay Area this week for two performances. MEET ‘LIQUID CITY’ ARTIST. Syrian-American artist Diana Al-Hadid — who draws upon cartography, art history and architecture in her work — will discuss her San Jose Museum of Art show “Liquid City” and its centerpiece construction, “Nolli’s Orders,” Feb. 23 at the museum. A reception follows.
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“Oh my God,” she screamed. Their parents loaded the kids into the car and rushed to the emergency room. “I don’t want to die,” Cameron cried. Then Ava, fearing what she’d done to him, said. “I’m just like Jesse.”. Forty miles away, the 14-year-old at the center of it all sat inside a juvenile detention center on a recent evening and considered his future. “I don’t want to go to hell,” he told Patsy, his grandmother. Jesse, who hasn’t entered a plea but could serve decades in prison if he’s tried as an adult, spends most of his time reading, particularly about Mars, his family said. He wants to fly there one day.
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